Sons of Vikings | History of Legendary Vikings. Written by our own history consultant, David Rodgers and the owner of this website, Kurt Noer. Over 400 pages on the real history, culture and dramatic impact of the Viking era.
Sons of Vikings tells the story of the Viking Age (793-1066 A.D.) through the lives of extraordinary people. Each chapter is a look at the culture, beliefs and identity, as well as a biography of Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, Bjorn Ironside, Rollo, Brian Boru, Erik the Red, Floki, Leif Erikson, Lagertha, Alfred, Rurik Sviatoslav, William the Conqueror, and many other heroes and villains. It provides an understanding of this pivotal historical period in a way that facts and chronologies alone cannot.
Over twenty chapters that have been meticulously researched from nearly 100 different sources but is also not afraid to challenge conventional beliefs and offer new perspectives. It is the perfect introduction for the casual fan of Vikings popularized on television, but also offers a new take for the well-read history enthusiast. From myths, legends, sagas, and stories, to the most recent archaeology and DNA research, this book brings the Viking Age to life.